TGA UPDATE - 16 July 2020

Public Accessed Information versus Health Professionals

Advertising medical conditions are "restricted"

The Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) prohibits "providing broad public access to (clinical) documents via an index grouped by medical condition, or allowing searching of such documents by medical conditions". 

Separation is required from the public domain

"Separation is needed from the public domain to ensure advertising (content) is considered to be 'directed exclusively' to health professionals. The material is secured with a username and password, issued by the advertiser (manually or automatically) following confirmation of health professional status through;

  • The provision of a current Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration number and associated confirmatory details (such as provider number) for matching against the AHPRA Practitioner information exchange.

  • A declaration that the user is a health professional, in combination with other identity confirmation protections, including an email address with a domain for a hospital, clinic or other business established as providing relevant health services

  • Confirmation of health professional status by visiting sales representatives

  • Other mechanisms to limit the access of the material to specific health professional locations (e.g. material is only accessible from a range of IP addresses used by the hospital concerned or from an application or program configured to run on approved hospital platforms only).

  • Health workers without an AHPRA registration number (e.g. professionals not regulated by AHPRA or procurement officers in hospitals) may present challenges in establishing health professional status, especially if they are operating outside of a hospital or clinic setting. In these cases, a declaration from the worker themselves and/or their employer may be necessary.

  • Information provided via email should only be provided once the professional credentials (e.g. AHPRA or other accreditation) of the individual have been established.


Imagine Health as it should be ..

* Faith, Hope and Charity - the seeds of Healing are within.

The Power Within - Dunamis

The Greek word dunamis in the Bible generally means "power, force, or ability." This Greek word dunamis is where the English words "dynamite" and "dynamic" originate. Because of the sense of explosive power in the word dunamis, it is also used to refer to miraculous power or to a miracle itself. The power of healing is within.

The Power of Oxygen

Everything in your body depends on the brain. From basic functions like breathing to complex activity like interpreting senses or storing memories, your brain is the command center of your body, and its most complex organ. Like all organs, the brain needs Oxygen and it demands more Oxygen than most organs, for example far more than the heart. In fact, while it makes up only 2% of your body mass, the brain uses over 20% of the Oxygen you take in. As we age, our bodies become less efficient at channeling Oxygen. This is why, as you age, you experience a gradual reduction in physical performance.

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)

All living cells are Oxygen dependent.​ The basic goal of HBOT is to increase the amount of Oxygen delivered to the body tissues. HBOT is the application of two variables - increased pressure and increased Oxygen. The normal plasma Oxygen by volume is 3% (0.3 ml O2/100 ml blood), under HBOT conditions the Oxygen saturation increases 10-20 times that of breathing room air at normal sea level atmospheric pressure. Through the blood, the enriched Oxygen is delivered to various body organs and tissues accelerating the physiological healing processes. HBOT may improve the outcome of a wide variety of health challenges, usually as part on an overall medical care plan.

Under hyperbaric conditions, Oxygen molecules become reduced in size to more easily dissolve into the liquid portion of the blood, ie clusters of "charged" jellyfish moving in "symphony". Increased dissolved Oxygen in the plasma is readily transported throughout the body to speed healing, regeneration, performance and optimal living. 

What are the Benefits of HBOT?

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is an all-natural, non-invasive treatment that may improve the quality of life of the patient in many areas. Many persistent health challenges due to hypoxia, have the potential of improving outcomes when combined with HBOT. 

  • Enhancement of the body’s natural ability to heal and regenerate

  • Increased plasma and cerebrospinal fluid loading capacity of Oxygen, not achievable at normal sea level pressure 

  • New capillary formation

  • Revitalized mitochondria respiration and function

  • Aiding in fighting infection

  • Decreased inflammation

  • Upregulates anti inflammatory expressions  

  • Proliferation and migration of stem cells

  • Reduces inflammatory cytokines pathways including IL-1β, IL-6, IL-8, TNF-α, S100B through several transcription factors regulating inflammation, including hypoxia inducible factor 1 (HIF-1), Nrf2 and NFkB

  • Increases the counter-inflammatory pathways including IL-4, IL-10, IL-13, GM-CSF (Granulocyte Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor), BDNF (Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor) levels

Healing cannot take place without appropriate Oxygen levels in the tissue and cells. Many chronic disorders and injuries fail to heal properly because of inadequate Oxygen levels (hypoxia). Inflammation, swelling, and reduced blood flow contribute to non-healing. This means adequate Oxygen is unable to reach the damaged area.

 * Be at your best, whatever your age. Relax, watch a movie or an educational documentary and let Oxygen do the work at a cellular level throughout your entire body. Then enjoy the benefits.

Our Story

We have over 25 years of clinical experience applying Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy with personalised treatment plans for complex health challenges. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy plus standard treatment may enhance the efficacy and outcomes for those confronted with serious health challenges. In addition to routine blood work, we encourage specific Cytokine Testing, adapted ketogenic diets, nutritional coaching and supplements based on specific cytokine markers. Other past and present therapies include LOKOMAT (Robotic Gait Assisted Walking), Monorail Walking, Vibration Training, Cryotherapy, VacuMED and VacuSports (Lower Body Negative Compression).

OXYMED Australia

643 Chapel Street South Yarra 3141 Australia

T: +61 3 9826 9898  E: info@oxymed.com.au